I am a translator, not a web designer. Accordingly, until such time as my web designer provides me with a separate tab for this, I have placed the policy on my landing page, so it is easily accessible. A complete Data Protection Policy can be found at the bottom of the page.


However, since point 39 of the preamble of the Regulation states that “The principle of transparency requires that any information and communication relating to the processing of those personal data be easily accessible and easy to understand, and that clear and plain language be used”, I have included a plain English summary here:


In order to provide my services, it is unavoidable that you make certain data available to me. This includes contact details, but also the respective content of any texts you send me to work on. I shall only use your contact details in order to contact you in relation to a job or as part of reasonable client contact. Any other data shall be used solely for the purpose of providing the services requested. I do not send out unsolicited newsletters, marketing mails (SPAM) or similar. Of course I shall treat any data provided to me as confidential (see also section 4 of my Terms and Conditions).


I do not publish any data, unless this is expressly and separately agreed (e.g. references or similar on the website).


In line with Article 17 of the Regulation you have the right at any time to demand that your personal data be deleted.


Welcome to Delaneytranslations

Delaneytranslations was set up by Richard Delaney in 2003 to provide accurate legal translations from German to English and English to German. In addition to translation work, I offer continuing professional development seminars for translators and lawyers, as well as expert opinions on translation matters.


By focusing exclusively on legal and business translations I can offer highly specialised translation and language services that are of uniformly high quality.


While everyone tries to save money, saving on the cost of translations can be false economy and lead to costly surprises. Particularly where legal and business documents are concerned, it is of vital importance that translations are accurate and encompass the entire meaning of the original text. An incorrect translation can omit parts of, or even change that meaning. Even where a translation may be factually correct, all too often it can sound clumsy and may convey a bad impression. I only work with a small and select group of translators, all of whom obtained both a legal qualification and an MA in Legal Translation. By employing native speakers of both languages I can ensure that our texts are not only accurate but also correspond to the style of the original insofar as this is appropriate.


An occasional blog can be found here


Data Protection Policy 

The Controller, for the purposes of data protection legislation, including in particular the EU General Data Protection Rules (GDPR) is 

Richard Delaney 

Your rights as a data subject 

You may, at any time, exercise the following rights by contacting the data controller on the contact details provided: 

Where you have given us consent, you may revoke such consent at any time with effect for the future.

At any time you can make a complaint to the competent supervisory authority. Your competent supervisory authority is determined by the federal state where you are resident, where you work or where the suspected infringement has taken place. A list of the supervisory authorities (for the private sector) complete with addresses can be found here:

Purpose of data processing by the controller and third parties 

We only process your personal data for the purposes stipulated in this data protection policy. No personal data is transmitted to any third parties for any other purposes than those set out herein. We shall only transmit your personal data to third parties, where:

processing is necessary in order to safeguard legitimate interests and where there is no reason to assume that you have an overriding interest warranting protection in not having your data transmitted.

SSL encryption 

In order to ensure the safety of your data in transmission we use state of the art encryption systems (currently SSL) vial HTTPS.

Changes to our data protection policy 

We reserve the right to amend this data protection policy in order to ensure that it complies with the legal requirements current from time to time, or in order to implement any changes to out services, e.g. when introducing new services. Any future visit would then be governed by the data protection policy as amended.

Questions for the data protection officer 

If you have any questions regarding data protection, please send me an email on:

This data protection policy was created using the data protection policy generator provided by activeMindAG  (and translated by Delaneytranslations).